Malaysia`s seven-time world champion Nicol David`s bid to regain her crown progressed on Tuesday as she became the first player to reach the quarter-finals but she was forced to battle surprisingly hard in both the first two games of her match in Cairo.
Malaysia`s seven-time women`s world squash champion Nicol David overcame a tough early challenge before seeing off plucky Egyptian teenager Yathreb Adel 11-9, 11-6, 11-3 in their world championships first round clash in Cairo on Monday.
Low Wee Wern, a heroine of Malaysia`s record-breaking run into the world team final at Niagara Falls eight days ago, made a wonderful recovery to avoid a startling let-down and a shock defeat in the women`s squash world championships on Monday.
Sans their top squash player Dipika Pallikal, India's struggle continued as they were blanked 0-3 by France for their second straight defeat in the ongoing WSF Women's World Team Squash Championship here.
Former International Olympic Committee vice president Dick Pound is confident the IOC will drop regulations limiting the number of sports on the Games programme and says squash should be brought into the Olympic fold.
Playing an attacking brand of squash, Harinder Pal Sandhu shocked defending champion and 13-time winner Sourav Ghosal to clinch his maiden men's title in the Senior Nationals at the Cricket Club of India here on Saturday.
The Professional Squash Association (PSA) and Women's Squash Association (WSA) are set to join forces in an historic merger that will see the sport run by one unified governing body for the first time ever.